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  • 3 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 hours

Nikki E.

Verified review

I couldn't be more thankful for the service that I received from Purrr-fect Penny's Pet Sitting! During the approach of Hurricane Irma, I was out of town. My roommate decided to evacuate and we needed someone to care for my 17 year old dog, Maggie, and in a hurry. Penny replied so, so quickly, and gave me Richard's contact information. We spoke on the phone within the hour and coordinated him visiting and walking Maggie three times a day until my return. The day before the storm was to hit our area, I checked in with Richard and he had packed up Maggie, her crate, toys and food and taken her to his own home....he didn't want her to be alone during the storm. My heart is in my throat as I type this....I couldn't have been more thankful. In addition to the late notice of watching her, I also had trouble flying back into Tampa...for three days. He ended up keeping Maggie for an entire week. Because of the circumstances, he very generously gave me a great deal on her charges. Upon him dropping her off, she was safe, happy and obviously had bonded with Richard! I will DEFINITELY be using Purrr-fect Penny's Pet Sitting again and couldn't be happier with their services! <3 Nikki

Mary J.

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Pet sitting for our 3 year old cat. Usual cat sitting duties in addition to looking after some plant containers in the yard. Watering, feeding, playing and cleaning after cat.

Laura L.

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Purr-fect Penny's Pet Sitting is a reliable service. Penny takes special care with all your pets. Try the service, you will love the results.

TOP PRO
  • 3 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 17 min

Maria V.

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Deb is a very professional, committed pet sitter. She cared for my Persian cat like she was her own. I especially appreciated that she took pictures for me each day so I could see that my "baby" was happy and healthy! I plan to hire Deb for my future pet sitting needs.

Carmelita J.

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Deb dog sat for my 2 dogs for a duration of 7 days. She is great with communicating and sending photo's. She feed, walked, cuddled, gave treats and over all keeped my babies relaxed in my absence. Great job and I recommend her services.

Jay B.

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Deb was great. Belle was happy when I came home. The messages while I was gone was a wonderful touch. Definitely my new pet sitter for when I go away.

TOP PRO
  • 3 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours

Jennifer S.

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We were out of options with our Louisiana Catahoula. He was nearing age two and his behavior was out of control. The final straw was his aggression towards strangers and his "want" to attack. We have an 11 year old, and this behavior was absolutely unacceptable for our family's safety and our sanity. He was pack leader to our blind and deaf pug who was utterly defenseless to his "playing" and biting, pulling, barking, etc. and our cat, who was prone to being chased and assaulted on an hourly basis. He wasnt listening to is and I was tired of yelling and reprimanding, to no avail. Theresa with VIP Pet Services was our last hope and final straw. We participated in the 10 week, in home training. We were impressed with Theresa's knowledge of dog behavior, proper techniques and calm, yet authoritative, demeanor with our dog (and with us, as we needed "training" too). We learned a lot of useful tools to curb our dog's anxiety to be in protect mode all the time, to stop the constant other pet aggression, mouthing and biting us, and a hundred other things we were all doing wrong. Our favorite lesson was "You get what you pet".... Overall, we were very happy with our dog's outcome. He is a work in progress, but we have the tools to build a confident, loving, awesome dog. Theresa is a wonderful teacher and we are happy to have utilized her services.

Sandra M.

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Theresa has been wonderful in helping our rescue dog in overcoming a lot of his emotional issues. I highly recommend her as a trainer for your pet.

April P.

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Just spoke to Theresa she will be out to evaluate the dog and see what we can do.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 min

Neil R.

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Top drawer pet sitter. Consummate professional who truly loves animals. Constant communication to let us know how our guys are doing. In today's world she should be the poster illustration for "Superior customer service". I would recommend her services over and over.

Claudia D.

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Truly an exceptional service.My "kids" loved her special daily care . Really a special pet sitter.

Gabrielle K.

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Rita took great care of our precious kitty and puppy.

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  • 13 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 29 min

Mary R.

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She came to my home and my pets immediately fell in love with her. They are timid about meeting someone new due to their past and this was why I chose her. We went away for a week she came twice a day to feed and walk them. Being it was our first experience with hiring someone a neighbor noticed how well she handled our three dogs at one time. She was caring, clean and professional not to mention the house was not ransacked by the dogs because of our absence. I would hire her anytime I need to go away.

Shaneece Y.

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She is the perfect sitter we could ever ask for. She watched our cats twice when we went on vacation. The cats are comfortable with her. She is also very nice and she communicates very well. I would recommend her to anyone who needs a pet sitter

Christine S.

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Barbara did an excellent job grooming my dog. She was on time & worked quickly. She is a very nice person & spoke kindly to my pet. If I'm in Sarasota next winter I will definitely look her up.

TOP PRO
  • 5 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 min

Denice D.

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We met Sharon while she was working with our veterinarian, Dr. Kordon at Animal Health Oasis in Naples, FL. We were fairly new to the area and were looking for a responsible, knowledgable, and dedicated pet sitter for our 2 cats and small dog. We were so happy to discover that Sharon had a small petsitting business for select clients and we began working with her for in home sitting. Sharon is very knowledgable about feline health and behavior, as well as about caring for dogs (and other animals as well), as she was also doing part time work at a high end boarding facility in Naples. Her attention to detail, dedication, and expertise quickly gave us complete ease of mind knowing our furry babies were being very well cared for. (A prior disastrous pet sitting experience with someone else had made us very cautious about hiring anyone!) Pet owners who travel often or even on occasion, know how difficult it can be to find a sitter who truly approaches their job with professionalism, honesty, knowledge and love for pets. We found that in Sharon, and we highly recommend her! Denice, Michael, Scout, Pasha and Coco Dan

Diane M.

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We were extremely happy with Sharon's pet sitting our cats They were very content with her and everything went smoothly We were sorry when she moved away She was hard to replace

Jim R.

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As long as she keeps sitting dogs, she will be our dog sitter.

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  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours
  • Saint Petersburg, FL

Anna T.

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Luis is just awesome!! I cannot say enough about our experience with him and SunsetK9 Training! Our puppy, Marlo, took to him and responded to him immediately and in no time he had her doing the fundamentals, all in a positive reinforcement manner. I would highly recommend Luis to anyone who wants results with their pet, not to mention how reasonable the hourly rate is, so much value for the price!

Edd R.

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after a recommendation from a friend, i contacted luis at sunset k9 training...my 8 year old wheaten terrier was doing the typical terrier leash pulling , jumping on people and not staying put...after only 2 short sessions with luis, it was like a different dog...she actually listens !!...who needs a dog whisperer when you can get sunset k9...thanks , luis!

Ted M.

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Very patient with my dog. My dog took to him right away. He is very kind, polite, and knowledgeable. Looking forward to working with him again next week!

  • 13 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Mary J.

Verified review

Someone once said "if I ask you to look after my dogs, even for 30 seconds, know that this is the biggest compliment I can give you." Tiki Time Pet Sitting has been walking my dogs daily for two years and staying with them when I need to be out of town. They are absolutely the best.

Cindy C.

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I only needed Julie for one day but that one day was super important because one of my cats needs medication twice a day. Everything was done as it should be. I will use Tiki Time Pet Sitting again!

Lynn S.

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We are very happy with Tiki Time Pet Sitting and will use this service again when we go on vacation.

  • 12 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 12 min

Thumbtack Customer

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Sue was great to work with and immediately put our minds at ease from the first phone call. We are currently vacationing in the Bradenton area for the month of January and required a dog sitter during a day trip to Miami. Sue responded to our request on Thumbtack and the rest is history. She took great care of our Miniature Schnauzer while we were away for the day. He was walked, fed and given lots of love and attention. The photos and texts with updates was reassuring and a real bonus. We would highly recommend Sue and would definitely reach out to her again if we need a dog sitter in the future.

Jane S.

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Sue sat for my extremely shy cat for a two week period when my husband and I were out of the area. He was having a major surgery and she knew that I was stressed. Sue really took all worry away from me, I knew that our cat was in very kind and competent hands. She sent me frequent texts and when we had to extend the hospital stay due to an unforseen issue, she stepped right up and took care of him for any additional days I needed. I would recommend her without hesitation.

Diane S.

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Sue is wonderful pet lover.

  • 4 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 hours

Lea L.

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Elizabeth took care of my cat Patches for 10 days while I was traveling out of the US. Patches has IBS, which requires daily medication and special feeding care. I really appreciated Elizabeth's professional manner and kind attitude toward Patches. She sent me daily updates and some photos that made me feel a lot better about having to be away. Elizabeth also collected my mail and watered a few plants for me while I was gone. On my return everything was in great shape - Patches, too. Will definitely use Elizabeth's services again.

Sandi M.

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My four cats (one diabetic) and my Siberian Husky said that ELIZABETH took great care of them. Cheyenne said she knew where to find the best smells to sniff and the most popular places to leave his mark.

Ronica B.

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Elizabeth went over and above in caring for our cats. She kept in touch with us while we were away, even sent photo's! I would never hesitate in recommending Elizabeth for Pet Sitting.

  • 2 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

John M.

Verified review

My wife and I trust Erica implicitly. She did an absolutely superb job of watching and caring for our two cats--one of which is diabetic and requires twice-per-day insulin injections--while we were away. She has a life-long heart for animals and is a certified veterinary technician. She's prompt, reliable, and trustworthy, and she has a wonderful caring way with animals of all types . . . especially cats and dogs. We'd definitely rely on her again to care for our cats and we highly recommend her PetNurse 411 service. John & BJ

Patrick P.

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Erica took great care of our kitties, we never once had to worry about them, and she treated them like she would her own. A+

Lisa H.

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Erica is awesome! My cats love her.

  • 3 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 min

Kristen H.

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Patty is a great dog sitter. She's extremely flexible and very reasonable. She has been really great wth both of our dogs, especially our one dog who has a lot of anxiety. Patty also keeps in touch with you by sending pictures to Us of our dogs while we're gone. We will definitely be using Patty for all of our future dog sitting needs!

Markus R.

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Patty is awesome! Our dog loves her, she is reliable, on time and we fully trust her with our dog and house (key) in our absence. We highly recommend her and gladly serve as a reference.

Wayne V.

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Patti kept my dog for 30 days and did an outstanding job for a reasonable price.

  • 3 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 14 hours

Terry R.

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Cheyenne and her family provide a loving home environment that my two Yorkie-Poos are always happy to go to. I have used her services several times knowing my pups are getting excellent care with lots of loving attention. Her prices are reasonable and she does everything she can to be flexible for drop offs and pick ups. I NEVER worry about my pups when they are with Cheyenne.

Marisa D.

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They were amazing! We had to board our cats for a week, and I didn't want them locked up in crates all week. Shiney Day provided a clean and loving home, my cats had a wonderful time there, and it was very affordable. They even sent us photos of our kitties at play! We will definitely be using them again in the future. Thanks Shiney Day!!

Thumbtack Customer

Verified review

very positive andhelpful

  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 14 min
  • Dunedin, FL

Jeffrey S.

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Kellie and her husband were an outstanding choice-we got very lucky! If you love your pet like family, then then we highly reccomend Hi Tail It....!!

Sheryl B.

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I knew that Teddy was in good hands with High Tail It pet sitting.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours
  • Venice, FL

Dorothy E.

Verified review

Lisa was just the right person to look after my cat. She has a quiet calm manner and a good knowledge of cats needs. I felt I had left my cat in the right care and am please to recommend her.

Barbara S.

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Lisa walks my dog 3 times a week for a half hour to give him exercise and fresh air. They hit it off and both Fritz and myself are very happy.

  • Response time: 29 min
  • Bradenton, FL

Tia Z.

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We met Barbara through Thumbtack. She cared for our pet and home in our absence. My dogs immediately took a liking to her. She left my house clean and spotless. I don't think my dogs missed us at all. We will use her again and again! We are so happy to have found her!

Vera C.

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I've been using Barbara since November she is a passionate caring dog sitter. Highly dependable, trustworthy & always does what she says she will do. Her love of animals shows! I highly recommend Barbara. 👍

  • 18 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 min

Romano M.

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Lauri is an incredible sitter and in tune to catering to your pet's every need. She watched our dog while we got married and throughout the day I could rest assured that he was having fun because she sent a few pics of him playing in her yard and house. You can be confident that she's a professional and will take the upmost care of your pet. I will ABSOLUTELY use her services and recommend you give her a try too!!!

Amanda R A.

Verified review

if you're looking for a great pet sitter in Tampa, I highly recommend Lauri. She's amazing!! She's caring, reliable, and great with all animals. She's taken such great care of our Havanese and he LOVES her place, her animals and especially all the room to run!! I especially appreciate her daily updates on how our little guy is doing. Definitely my favorite pet sitter!

Emma W.

Verified review

Lauri was incredible with my dog who is shy and generally does not like people. She sent pictures of her to keep us updated and Rolla ended up loving her!! Best experience we've had so far in terms of someone looking after the dog while we go away, will definitely go back to Lauri for business.

  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 15 min

Amee G.

Verified review

I like working with V.I.C. because the pet sitters are professional and genuinely care about the work they do. My dog loves her sitter (Gabby) and I love that Gabby keeps me updated about how things were each day. We use a notebook to write to one another. The huge benefit of using a service like this is the dependability of always knowing someone will be there to walk my dog. I don't need to scramble for alternatives if something comes up.

Graff P.

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V.I.C. is awesome! My pet sitter of 8 years just retired so this was my first time with them but it will certainly not be my last. They are keepers! On top of all the other outstanding qualities I have checked, I loved the feedback provided online by the sitter daily, complete with pictures. It meant a lot to be able to get an update and see my furry ones! Of course everything was perfect when we got home.

Spencer R.

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Great company! Great service! Will recommend them to all. They have a client for life.

  • 24 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Tara S.

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She is very responsible & goes above & beyond the average pet sitter. I have happy dogs when I come home which is priceless!

Marlen G.

Verified review

She was terrific. Great communication and helped me out tremendously. I am so grateful.

Lynda Kelly M.

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Such a kind loving person to both animals and people, I would highly recommend 😒

  • 6 years in business
  • Response time: 7 min
  • Tampa, FL

Neil R.

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The name of Liv's business says it all...Liv Cares! Liv is truly a compassionate, caring professional in every sense of the word. She treats all of her clients, humans and pets, with caring and love! I highly recommend Liv Cares Pet Sitting!

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 10 hours
  • Nokomis, FL

Shirley S.

Verified review

We are new in town and did not know any pet sitters in the area. We had an urgent matter arise and we needed a pet sitter on a short turnaround. I requested Kathy to come over to meet my dogs before sitting with them. She was flexible and, upon request, added additional time to stay with the dogs that were new to their environment. My dogs really liked Kathy and she took wonderful care of them, sending me pictures showing "my girls" in their relaxed positions. I highly recommend Kathy for your pet sitting needs.

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“Need a Pet Sitter”

Nokomis, FL

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Cat(s), Fish
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Feeding
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Litter box will need cleaned daily.
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“Need a Pet Sitter for Pug and Shitzu”

Sarasota, FL

Type of pet(s)
Dog(s)
Length of sitting
Multiple days / nights
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Other (while we are away a few times a year)
Additional services
Feeding, Medication
Details
I have a pug and shitzu, pug needs eye medicine every day. well behaved & friendly dogs. I need to know if you are close to me or not. what kind of advance notice you need.
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“Need a Cat Sitter”

Cape Coral, FL

Type of pet(s)
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Just this one time
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Feeding, Other (litter change)
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visit once a day for 4 days to accommodate owners vacation
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